Tial Tech Crossbow
Tial Technologies came river rafting with Paddle Power followed by a Crossbow competition - women vs men. The women wisely went first as the men had settled down to a few beers and were able to use this as an excuse for coming second.
Rowan setting up the targets
Rowan Shaw who is ancient weapons enthusiast sets up the targets.
Rowan showing the girls what to do
A short safety talk and information on how to hold the crossbow are all important. Once the crossbow is loaded do not get distracted and turn around pointing the crossbow at your colleagues.
First girl up
I can do this
It might be big and heavy and I might be short but it isn't going to get the better of me.
Mmm - is this right?
Just checking out what I am meant to be doing.
Taking it in her stride
Will he be the boss of Crossbow?
Quite difficult with glasses in the way
Don't scratch your glasses
Which eye shall I use this time?
This chap was fascinating because each time he had a go, he used the opposite eye.
I will do this thing properly!
Some folk are just more relaxed than others.
Liquid Refreshment to calm the nerves
Especially when they realise that the women are way ahead.
Checking up on the boys
Keeping an eye on the score. No cheating allowed.
A worthy winner who got to take home a bottle of wine.
Come and spend a couple of hours at Paddle Power, challenging your colleagues and friends to see who is most accurate in the ancient art of Crossbow.
This activity requires a minimum of 6 people booking together as a group and is ideal for corporate team builds, bachelor parties and other functions.
The traditional bow and arrow required enormous skill, physical strength, years of training and those who were top bowmen were considered a superior caste.
Wind: 6.44 km/h